SOURCE: Innova Robotics and Automation, Inc.

October 16, 2007 07:14 ET

Innova Chairman Welcomes Lloyd Spencer to Innova Board of Directors

Spencer Also Joins Innova Management Team as VP of Business Development

FORT MYERS, FL--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - Walter Weisel, Chairman, Innova Robotics & Automation, Inc. (OTCBB: INRA) announced today the appointment of Lloyd Spencer, President of CoroWare Technologies, Inc. to the Board of Directors of Innova Robotics & Automation. As well, Mr. Spencer will be joining Innova's management team as Vice President of Business Development, reporting to Gene Gartlan, CEO.

"I am extremely pleased to welcome Lloyd Spencer to Innova's Board of Directors," said Walter Weisel, Chairman. "I believe Lloyd's keen business sense, expertise and successes complement our current Directors and will be a valuable asset to the Board."

Spencer, 51, has over 23 years of experience in the computer and networking industries in engineering, product marketing, business development, and sales management. His expertise spans a spectrum of service provider industries and technologies, including distributed network computing and embedded systems development. Previously, Lloyd served as Vice President of Marketing and Sales at eQuest Technologies; Solutions Unit Manager at Microsoft; Assistant Vice President and Business Unit Manager at Newbridge Networks; and Product Line Manager at Sun Microsystems. Lloyd received his Bachelors degree from Cornell University with a major in Biology and Animal Science and with an emphasis in Immunogenetics.

"Lloyd has guided CoroWare in the growth it has enjoyed, doubling its revenues annually during the past three years. In his new roles, Lloyd brings industry-specific experience and successes as a leader in software and software professional services. We look forward to Lloyd's leadership and participation both on the Innova management team and the Board of Directors," said Gene Gartlan, CEO.

About Innova Robotics & Automation, Inc.

Fort Myers, Fl.-based Innova Robotics & Automation (OTCBB: INRA) pioneers innovative solutions for customers in the software, aerospace, research, and service industries. The Company is chartered to continue expanding its growing suite of technologies through acquisitions and organic growth. Visit Innova online at

About CoroWare

CoroWare, an Innova Robotics & Automation company, is an innovative software and software professional service company and mobile robotics integrator that delivers forward-looking solutions and services to help customers and communities realize their goals. CoroWare has depth of knowledge and breadth of experience in developing software and solutions for mobile service robotics and business automation through products that include the CoroWare CoroBot product line. For more information, please visit

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